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Former Hokkaido Government Office Building (Red Brick Office)北海道庁旧本庁舎(赤れんが庁舎)

Historical Monument

The building called “The red brick office” (aka renga chosha) is the symbol of development in Hokkaido and is a brick building that was completed in 1888. It is built in the neo-baroque American-style and is designated as a National Important Cultural Property. The building was restored to its original state in 1968 after the roof and interior were lost to fire. Many flowers such as cherry trees and tulips have been planted in the grounds making it a relaxing spot for the locals.


Hokkaido Sapporoshi Chuou-ku Kitasanjounishi 6

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Review of Former Hokkaido Government Office Building

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Reviewed:2018/11/21 Interesting Contras to the Rest of the City
The building is just so beautiful to look at both from ourside and inside. Very grand and it stands out from the rest of it’s surrounding. It’s now a museum, tourist information centre and small gift...
Reviewed:2018/11/08 Chance upon this gem
I was walking from Susukino towards the JR Sapporo station this morning 08 Nov 2018 and chance upon this gem at around 10.10 am in the morning. After reading the banner outside , then I realized that...
Reviewed:2018/10/23 A tourist olace
As part of the tour, visited this place, nothing much actually. Can skip it if you do not have time.

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Hokkaido Sapporoshi Chuou-ku Kitasanjounishi 6 [map]



New Year's Holiday(12/29-1/3)
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※ Autumn 2019-2022 (Scheduled) Closed due to the renovation of the former Hokkaido Government Office building.

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          Not just a prefecture but an island of its own, Hokkaido is the most northerly prefecture and island of the Japanese archipelago. Arriving in Hokkaido, which is rural and bursting with breathtaking nature, means entering a world where vast national parks, towering mountains, and natural hot springs can be found at every turn. Come December, these natural splendors freeze over and morph into a winter wonderland.

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